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England's last-16 opponents Colombia wait on Rodriguez scan result

James Rodriguez

Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez is to have an MRI scan to find out whether he will be fit to face England in Tuesday's World Cup last-16 tie.

The 2014 Golden Boot winner is a major doubt after he missed training on Friday, a day after he lasted only 30 minutes of the 1-0 win over Senegal.

Colombia expect to know by Sunday if he can play against England.

Coach Jose Pekerman said he was "extremely concerned" and the situation "is not comfortable for us".

The Real Madrid forward, 26, was a central figure for Colombia in their 3-0 win over Poland, but played only half an hour against Senegal before he was substituted.

Rodriguez did not start Colombia's opening Group H game against Japan because of a calf niggle.

Gareth Southgate's side face Colombia in Moscow, kick-off 19:00 BST.

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